Tag Archives: Transportation Technology

5 Bills Your Smartphone Can Eliminate

“If you live in a city near a mass transit line, it’s worth considering your options when it comes to transportation. You may just find that a life without a car is very possible, and your smartphone makes that life far easier than you might think.” See More . . . Source: http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/my-money/2015/01/13/5-bills-your-smartphone-can-eliminateBy: Trent Hamm

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Apple Gears Up to Challenge Tesla in Electric Cars

“Apple hopes to put its stamp on the electric vehicle market in the same way it did the smartphone with its iPhone, said a person familiar with its work. Even though Apple defied expectations of slowing growth with a 30% rise in revenue in the quarter ended December, the company is under constant scrutiny of where its next breakthrough product …

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Launch of UK’s first driverless pod

 

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TRB Coverage on TTV: State CEOs’ Concerns on Trust Fund, Sec. Foxx and More

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Google Expects Public In Driverless Cars In 2 To 5 Years

“Google is working on sensors to detect road signs and other vehicles, and software that analyzes all the data. The small, bulbous cars without steering wheels or pedals are being tested at a Google facility in California.” See More . . . Source: http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2015/01/17/google-expects-public-in-driverless-cars-in-2-to-5-years/ By: CBS Detroit

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Revealed: Elon Musk’s Plan to Build a Space Internet

“Musk is tonight hosting a SpaceX event in Seattle, where the company is opening a new office. The talk will mostly be about SpaceX’s plans for hiring aerospace and software engineers in the Pacific Northwest to boost the company’s rocket-building efforts. But he’ll also use the talk to announce his newest idea, which would launch a vast network of communication …

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Learn How Technology is Transforming Transportation From Futurist Jack Uldrich

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Rick Scott takes spin in automated Audi

“Elevated commuter lanes on the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway were closed midday Monday for the Audi car company take its latest driverless car out on real road conditions. A traffic jam was created with five other vehicles to test the automated car’s sensor capabilities. The model, a Sport Quatro Laserlight that was unveiled in April, has 22 sensors that detect …

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Solar Roadways

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Elon Musk, electric-car entrepreneur and proponent of private colonies on Mars, now plans to redesign the railway

“There is nothing Mr Musk likes more than revolutionising high-tech industries. And he thinks he has come up with a better way to get California moving than a standard high-speed train. Mr Musk—who is as good at PR as he is at engineering—first mentioned his idea, called Hyperloop, last year, prompting excited speculation about what he might have had in …

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